Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha Application

Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha Logo

  • The Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site is open to all manufacturers and marketplaces of Made in Hawaii products with online shopping; however, only products that meet the requirements to be labeled Made in Hawaii set forth in §486-119, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), may be posted on the BHGA portal site.
  • Companies listing on the Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site should have at least 75% of their total product offering being made in Hawaii, as defined by  §486-119, HRS.
  • Made in Hawaii labeling requirements are contained in §486-119, HRS. Misrepresenting a product as being from Hawaii that does not meet the requirements of §486-119, HRS, is punishable by law.
  • Company Information

  • Exact legal name as registered with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
  • The name you want to be used when promoting your company to consumers
  • Must have online shopping capabilities and provide a secure payment processing system.
  • Certifications

  • Made in Hawaii Valuation

  • By submitting this formula, you are certifying that all of the information is true and correct. There are three components of product cost:
    • Direct Material Cost — raw materials, distinguished by origin, imported or Hawaiian;
    • Direct Labor Cost — the cost of workers who add value to a product through their directinvolvement in the production process here in Hawaii; and
    • Manufacturing Overhead Cost — indirect manufacturing costs incurred in Hawaii, which includes:
      • Indirect labor costs – wages of employees not directly involved in product, including:
        • Wages for employees performing equipment maintenance and repairs;
        • Wages for production supervisors; and
        • Wages for personnel supporting production such as quality control inspectors.

    • Your image file MUST BE landscape or horizontal orientation to fit the layout design
      1000 -1500 pixels wide / 72 - 100 dpi
      JPG or PNG (RGB) images
      under 1.5 MG file size
      Accepted file types: jpg, png.
    • Upload a logo image file (PNG, JPG formats, between 1,000 and 1500 pixels wide/high, under 1.5 MB)
      Accepted file types: jpg, png.
    • Not to exceed 300 characters
    • Download this form, fill it out, and upload completed form.
      Accepted file types: pdf.
    • Company Contact Information

      Main contact person for your company’s promotions; for consumer inquiries and communications
    • Company Owner

      Fill in if different from Company Contact
    • Languages

    • Business Social Media

    • Mahalo for registering for the Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha portal site. Your listing will be reviewed and if approved, uploaded to the portal site. We will notify you via email when your listing goes live.

      A soft launch of the BHGA website will be in early July, 2020. The official launch will follow in August, 2020.